Child Health and Disability Prevention Program - School Entry Health Requirements


For more information phone 619-542-4178 or send us an email.

Purpose: Promote school readiness and academic achievement through preventive healthcare.


The CHDP program Health Promotion/Education unit works closely with school districts and private schools to promote the required first grade entry health examination. All incoming first grade students are required to have had a well-child health exam between 18 months prior to and 90 days after entry into first grade. No-cost health exams are available to children from families with low incomes. Families can call 1-800-675-2229 to learn more or to find a provider in their area.

Information for Parents and Guardians

Information for Districts and Schools

For more information phone 619-542-4178 or send us an email.